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Posts tagged harmful bacteria

July 24, 2014

 

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Dog Mouth Vs. Human Mouth

Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?

June 30, 2010

 

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The Bacteria-Killing Bandage

Did you know there is a bandage out there that can kill toxic bacteria?

May 2, 2007

 

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Bacteria A Must: The Downside Of Antibacterial Soaps

It may come as a shock to learn that some skin based bacteria is actually good for you. You might want to rethink all that hand cleansing.

August 4, 2005

 

To Refreeze, or Not to Refreeze

On the way home from the grocery, you get delayed so much that the frozen meat you have bought thaws out. Should you refreeze it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Learning about Irradiation

Radiation is supposed to be bad for you, right? So why did the federal government recently pass legislation allowing schools to serve irradiated meat to kids?

September 27, 2003

 

Holdover from the Icebox Days

Back when most folks relied on an icebox to cool food, a block of ice was a precious commodity.If you put hot food in the icebox the ice might melt, and by the time the ice truck came through the neighborhood again all your food may have spoiled.

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